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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: shagdawg420]
    #628194 - 06/17/12 06:29 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

didnt know that thanks man


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #628200 - 06/17/12 06:45 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Idk man theres not any ONE thing you're supposed to do. If you like your yields and quality just using HID lighting, I say do that. For me, I like using supplementary lighting on the lower levels. Helps me max out yield among other techniques. But you dont NEED supplementary lighting at all.


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: SmokeaJoint]
    #628253 - 06/17/12 11:36 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

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Idk man theres not any ONE thing you're supposed to do. If you like your yields and quality just using HID lighting, I say do that. For me, I like using supplementary lighting on the lower levels. Helps me max out yield among other techniques. But you dont NEED supplementary lighting at all.





Well of corse i want top quality, But also want to get as much as possible..( would it be possible to get like a half pound per a plant?)


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: baddagger]
    #628255 - 06/17/12 11:44 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

It's definitely possible.  I got that with my last yield.  But I've been growing for a few years now.  Don't expect that type of yield.


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #628258 - 06/17/12 11:50 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

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It's definitely possible.  I got that with my last yield.  But I've been growing for a few years now.  Don't expect that type of yield.





oh ok cool, well i do understand that it will take time to be able to learn what to do to get top yeilds,  but at the same time i want to get all the right types of lighting so i can have the abilty to be able to produce it when i know what im doing instead of having to change out my lights and wast alot of money.

Now for the lights What are t5 lights? are they the same as the HID?  or is one better then the other?


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: baddagger]
    #628261 - 06/17/12 11:57 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

You want HID.  It's more investment up front.  But it will pay off in the long run.  T5's are a type of high output floro.


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #628262 - 06/18/12 12:03 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

now a hid light is that consider to be the Metal Halide and/or high pressure sodium bulbs? or is hid something different?


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: baddagger]
    #628265 - 06/18/12 12:12 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

MH and HPS are both forms of HID.


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #628268 - 06/18/12 12:19 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

ahh ok cool, thanks alot for all the help

now between the two is one better then the other? or is one used for growing and the other for when the buds flower?


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: baddagger]
    #628275 - 06/18/12 12:34 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

MH is used for vegging, HPS to flower, but you could veg with HPS if you want. i do.


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: Pilze]
    #628322 - 06/18/12 08:51 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

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MH is used for vegging, HPS to flower, but you could veg with HPS if you want. i do.



can you flower with mh?


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #628351 - 06/18/12 09:02 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

You get better results flowering with HPS but I've seen posts on a few forums of folks doing a full grow cycle with MH bulbs. Nugs end out looking like popcorn buds but hey.


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: SmokeaJoint]
    #628355 - 06/18/12 09:35 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

enhanced spectrum HPS are the best all around bulbs:2cents:


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: brainsOplenty]
    #628376 - 06/18/12 11:54 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

ok well i been reading this book growing elite marijauana and in the lighting chapter it says that with a 400 wat hid light i can get about grow 13 plants with it.. is that true? if so i would assume that i would not be able to get the plants to grow tha tall and get a high yeild...i would like to try to get the plants up to the 4-6 foot range if possible..


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: baddagger]
    #628377 - 06/19/12 12:43 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Dude even a 1000 HPS only has about three foot of penetration.
4 to 6 foot is a bit of over kill.
I myself shoot for 16 to 28 inches, averaging around an oz per plant, four plant per square foot, and with a 400 watt HPS.


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Re: new to this and had some question [Re: Stoneth]
    #628381 - 06/19/12 02:04 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

hahah 4-6 feet

ya, go ahead and try that, then 3 weeks into flowering a 6 foot plant, you're going to have a tree taller than your house.


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